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department, bianna golodryga is back in new york. she will join us shortly. with me here this morning my weekday colleague lara spencer and amy robach. >> dan, even more sadness as the dead are identified we're seeing the faces of those so very young victims. i'm going to have that story. it's a really tough one but it's an important one so we can remember those who spent so much time in that school and were loved by so many. >> lara, you have a story coming up. >> as the healing has begun, the folks are pulling together trying to overcome this unimaginable tragedy and i'll have that report. >> well, those stories coming up but to the latest news. as we said president obama will arrive in newtown, connecticut tonight, he'll be meeting with the families of the victims thanking first responders and speaking at an interstate vigil. this is the fourth time in four years this president has paid a visit after a mass shooting. also this morning police have now released this list of the victims. look closely at the ages. 2004, 2006. josephine gay just had her seventh birthday last tuesday. one c
again? good morning from newtown, connecticut, once again i'm dan harris, bianna golodryga is in new york. we'll get back to her in just a moment and we'll be tackling both of those questions in a moment but first we want to start with the latest developments. president obama will be traveling here later today to meet with the families of those who were lost and also to thank the first responders. he will speak at an interfaith vigil scheduled for 7:00 eastern. >>> we now know the names of the dead and we know that all of the 20 children were in the first grade born in 2005 or 2006, the oldest victim, the school psychologist born in 1956. the massive scope of the senseless slaughter, the latest in a long string of mass shootings in america has re-opened the politically explosive subject of gun control and the second amendment. abc's pierre thomas who is our senior justice correspondent has been looking into it. good morning. >> good morning, dan. so many disturbing questions but this tragic event has put a spotlight on america's thriving gun culture. the statistics are staggering. on
are the 401ks. and today, ood holiday bonus, gas prices. we bring in bianna golodryga. you look at gas prices. write on pace to set a record. >> the average american household is expected to spend $4,000 a year on gasoline alone. and gas at 3.93 a gallon and today, take a look at this, $3.35 and by miscase time, estimates we will see 3.20. a lot has to do with post sandy. the supply is back up and the hope is that consumers will take the money and spend it shopping. >> that is the hope. and jobs number, better than expected. unemployment now to 7.7%. and bianna, people watching tonight, where are the jobs? >> that is the question. we did digging and not a surprise. retail up, $53,000 up in, and professional, hospitality and restaurants. and will it continue? they are not so sure given what is going on in washington. >> bianna, thank you. >>> in the nfl today, they were mourning their tragic loss. the dallas cowboys bowing their heads in a moment of silence to remember their teammate jerry brown who died in a car accident. another teammate, josh brent, was driving. he is charged with driving d
's bring in bianna golodryga. bianna, great to see you. if these lawmakers thought that waiting to the 11th hour wouldn't have an effect, look no further than the stock market. >> take a look at what happened just the few days. the dow lost 158 points. for the week, down 252 points. david, these aren't just money we're talking about, it's real money. the average 401(k) lost $3,000, $4,000. december is traditionally a good month for the markets. >> and for home sales. existing sales up 10% from this time last year. here's what the president had to say about that. he fired off a warning shot here. >> america wonders why it is that, in this town for some reason, you can't get stuff done in an organized timetable. why everything has to wait until the last minute. well, we're now at the last minute. the economy is growing. the housing market is recovering. but that could be impacted if folks are seeing smaller paychecks. >> and so, bianna, what about that momentum in the housing market, is that at risk? >> it definitely is. it's not just home sales. it's home prices. home prices have gone up, to
? and end his superstar run? big question this morning. good morning, america. i'm bianna golodryga. >> that rant was not mildly anti-american. it was hard-core and a lot of people are not accepting the apology that psy has issued. we'll talk about that in just a few minutes. good morning, everybody. i'm dan harris. this is saturday, september 8th. >>> this morning, they call her the flying squirrel. she dazzled everyone at the summer olympics this summer. gabrielle douglas is live in our studio. she will be taking questions from the aspiring olympians there, admiring her gold medals. keep an eye on those, gabrielle. >> i want to call her my new best friend. she is amazing. >>> also, you know how good it smells when you open up a fresh box of pizza, right? well, pizza hut has bottled the essence of that smell. they think they have. ron and i have tested it out. not quite the same. do not spray me, dan. >> i have a jar of it right now. ron and bianna were not -- >> recoiled in horror. >> ginger and i will test this. >>> speaking of taste tests, the guinness book of world records decl
in the balance, so are americans' 401(k)s. and today, a holiday bonus, gas prices. we bring in bianna golodryga. the anchor of weekend "gma." you look at gas prices. on a pace to set a record. >> the average american household is expected to spend $4,000 a year on gasoline alone. remember, earlier this year, we saw gas prices at 3.92 a gallon back in april in the summertime. some places in the country, $5 a gallon. today, take a look at this, $3.35 and by christmas time, estimates say we will see $3.20 a gal don. a lot has to do with post sandy. the supply is back up and the hope is that consumers will take the money and spend it shopping. >> that is the hope. and jobs number, better than expected. unemployment now to 7.7%. and bianna, people watching tonight, where are the jobs? >> that is the question. we did some digging and here is what we found. not a surprise. retail up, 53,000 up in, and professional, hospitality and restaurants. hotels and 23,000 and health care up 20,000. these are good numbers. and will it continue? they are not so sure given what is going on in washington. >> that is
market, five straight losses. let's bring in bianna golodryga. >> take a look at what happened just the few days. the dow lost 158 points. for the week, down 252 points. david, it's real money. lost 3,000, $4,000. december is traditionally a good month for the markets. >> and for home sales. here's what the president had to say about that. >> america wonder why it is, in this town for some reason, you can't get stuff done in an organized timetable. why everything has to wait until the last minute. we're now at the last minute. the economy is growing. the housing market is recovering. but that could be impacted if folks are seeing smaller paychecks. >> bianna what is about that momentum in the housing market, is that at risk? >> it is. take a look at a battered state like arizona, home prices went up 21%. all of that is at play right now if washington doesn't come up with a solution. >> bianna, our thanks to you as well tonight. >>> a dramatic picture from overseas, a dangerous crash landing in moscow. skidding off the runway and coming close to a crowded highway. debris scattered al
of mom will kate be? abc's bianna golodryga has the story. >> reporter: for years, she's dazzled us with that gorgeous hair. that winning smile. now, kate is preparing to wow us in the role of a lifetime, mother. it's something she first talked about on the day her engagement to prince william was announced. >> family's very important to you? >> yeah. it's very important to me. and, you know, i -- i hope will and i have a happy family ourselves. >> reporter: kate, say royal watchers, is considered to be a terrific mom. consider the evidence. she has been a family-oriented young woman. >> she is going to want to emulate the childhood she had. her mother worked from home. picked her up from school. very present in her life. >> reporter: further evidence she's ready for this role, is the domestic side, which has shown on trips to the grocery store, and in the presence of a new, royal puppy. >> one of the ways william and kate aren't that different from your average couple, is the fact they got a puppy. when you think of having children, you start with something more manageable. >> repo
retail and travel. abc's bianna golodryga is standing by with the extremes retailers are going through to get your dollars. but let's first go to lisa stark, who is tracking the latest on why this holiday could be very tricky for traveling. lisa, good morning. >> reporter: amy, traveling over the holidays is best circumstances. can be tricky. get a load of this. hundreds of workers at new york city jfk airport threatening to go on strike on december 20th. these are the security guards. none at the checkpoint. but they direct traffic, make sure the gates are secure. it could add to the chaos of travelers will feel over a busy holiday. planes will be packed. the airline trade group says 85% to 90% of the seats will be filled. and the holiday trip will cost you more than last year, 9% more, according to travelocity. nonstop prices are nearly double than what they were at the beginning of december. >> the average price is over $400 round-trip. that's a big bite out of someone's wallet, especially if you multiply that across several family members. >> reporter: if you're still on the fence
bianna golodryga on this saturday, december 29th. >>> rarely has britney spears, she of the shaved head, and trips to rehab, rarely has she been accused of being boring. but that's reportedly what simon cowell is saying as a judge on his show. is she about to get the ax? >> this could cost her a lot of money in this case, as well. >>> and what do you get a hollywood star, like kate winslet, who has just about everything? you'll never believe what richard branson bought her as a wedding gift. he's a very creative man. >> ate bears repeating, he is very rich. >>> we're going to get to the ice rescue caught on tape. and ron is here with that. >> this happened in the mountains of southern california. it started looking like an innocent sledding outing for a while. then, suddenly, everything changed and went awry. the screams say it all. you're watching new video of a sledding excursion gone horribly wrong. the whole thing starts with a man falls into a freezing cold lake. and then, a chain reaction of sorts. one person after another, trying desperately to save him. and one person after anot
for everyone. and she's not alone. there's a big battle under way over that. good morning, america. i'm bianna golodryga. >> i'm dan harris. happy december 1st. this girl is extraordinary. so precocious. wait until you hear from her. that's coming up in just a few minutes. >>> also this morning, johnny depp said that his character captain jack sparrow, was inspired by keith richards. you can see him, with a hat on. now, he has a highly unusual musical partner. we'll tell you who that is, when ginger fills in on the "pop news" desk. >> looking forward to that. >>> and if you love the show, "family guy," you're going to love this. seth macfarlane has big plans for the griffin family. we'll tell you all about them, coming up. >> actually very curious to hear what that is. >>> we're going to start with a deeply weird day in a an already strange trial. the woman accused of befriending and murdering a lottery winner, had to have a doctor with her in court on friday. what's going on here? abc's mark greenblatt is on the story. good morning, sir. >> reporter: good morning. this is the trial that gets
at some point this morning, the normally health-conscious bianna golodryga and ginger zee, are going to personally taste test what is allegedly the most expensive burger on the planet earth. ron and i usually do the taste testing around here. >>> also, check this out. the flying squirrel in the house this morning. gabrielle douglas is here. she's here live. she has a new memoir out, where she says she almost quit right before the olympics. she's going to be taking questions from a whole gaggle of young fans. so much looking forward to that. >> so many people excited to meet her this morning. >>> also, countdown to crisis. we're 24 days from tax increases for everyone. and big, painful federal budget cuts, unless president obama and house speaker john boehner can come together. >> the president, not so conciliatory note. we'll get the latest from david kerley coming up. >>> check this out. why all new cars may soon be spying on their drivers and making it tough for you to cover your tracks. >>> we're going to start, though, with what should have been a joyous week for the royal family
. >> burnt and smoking. by bianna golodryga. >> yes. >>> we're going to begin this half hour with the bully from the holiday film, "a christmas story," in the middle of a grown-up fight. mark greenblatt is here. mark, what's going on here? >> reporter: we're talking about one of the most famous bullies of all-time. the actor has grown up. and says the tables have turned, with corporate america being mean now to him. >> what? are you going to cry now? >> reporter: you probably know zack ward as one of the most famous and feared bullies of all-time. scut farkus, the nemesis of ralphie in "a christmas story." he's the one getting bulled now, by the maker of a board game after that classic. he's suing the national collectible entertainment association for fraud, claiming the company used his image without his permission and without paying him. >> it's not the way you're supposed to treat people. and in my gut, it felt unfair. and it was the perfect example of being bullied. >> reporter: ward said he did give permission for this action figure to be made. a role for which he took on just $5,000.
right now. this tragedy is reverberating around the country on social media. bianna golodryga has been tracking the latest. people are debating everything from possible motives from this madman to gun control. >> that's right. good morning, elizabeth. there's no way to prepare yourself for such a horrific tragedy. especially when the victims are the most innocent and precious members of our society. as americans begin the painful conversation, trying to make sense of all of this, many taking to social media sites like facebook and twitter. from sorrow to outrage to complete shock. this morning, the massacre in newtown, connecticut, is sparking an impassioned dialogue across the country. >> it's horrible that such evil exists. but that's the nature of the world we live in, i guess. ♪ how sweet the sound >> reporter: while americans clutched each other at candlelight vigils overnight, many celebrities took to social media to express their condolences. among them maya angelou, who tweeted, our country is grieving, each child who has been slaughtered belongs to each of us. and each slain
in just a moment. good morning, america, i'm bianna golodryga. >> hey, everybody. i'm dan harris. it is sunday, december 30th. >>> also coming up, one mother's creative approach to a dilemma. how do you handle giving your kid a cell phone? this mom drew up an 18-point contract for her son. why her rules, which are extremely creative, are going viral this morning. >> i like this idea she has. >>> and also, your choice for the top "fixation" of the year, we showed you the nominees last week, and you've been voting for your favorites on twitter. so which viral video sensation will it be? epic b.a.s.e. jump fail, car taking a drive through the store, dancing cockatoo, dragon baby? well, we have the results are under lock and key this morning. there you see our stage and manager, the entrusted stage manager fonzie with the winner in the suitcase. that's coming up later in the show. >> we couldn't afford pricewaterhousecoopers, so we have fonzie the stage manager. >>> but first, the swamp rescue. the lost boys and cell phone that saved them. dan kloeffler is here with the story. good m
to the final trading day of the year. we're joined now by abc's bianna golodryga and leigh gallagher of "fortune" magazine. golodryga and leigh gallagher of "fortune" magazine. thth for joining day after a deal goes down? they don't actually make a deal? >> well, look, jon, i don't have a crystal ball in front of me but we saw a 2% decline in the dow last week. if we don't have a deal i think we'll continue to see a drop. i don't think it will as huge of a drop and fortunately to press washington's hands the way we saw in 2011 last summer and before t.a.r.p. was passed but ultimately when we get some sort of mini deal we will see a rally back up but again this only buys us a few weeks because as your panel noted we have the debt ceiling coming up in february. >> i mean the counters, will wall street reward this mini deal or will it be seen as this doesn't do anything. >> i think we may have a couple days' bounce, the market rallying back up a percentage point or two but i think ultimately the eye is going to be in what happens in february when that debt ceiling comes up. >> and leigh
we have not seen in years. and "weekend gma" anchor bianna golodryga is here with the latest. good morning, bianna. >> reporter: good morning to you, josh. important news and good news. everyone's been waiting for the housing market to take off since the collapse in 2008. now, we're learning that home prices jumped 6.3% in october, compared to the same time last year. that's the biggest year-to-year gain since 2006. now, prices rose in 45 states, led by a 21% jump in arizona and a 13% rise in hawaii. and according to the national association of realtors, they say the number of homes available right now, the lowest level in ten years. these are great numbers, josh, that's helping to increase demand along with historically low mortgage rates. finally some good news. >> some cautious optimism to be sure. bianna, thank you for that. >>> a major headline overnight for anyone who takes aspirin to protect their heart. a study out this morning finds that aspirin that is specially coated to protect against stomach irritation may not have the same benefits as the regular, uncoated pill. rese
to me. >> with everything else that goes on. would it block out the sound of the drill? bianna golodryga has more. >> reporter: when most of us think of going to the dentist, this is what we imagine. the scary light. the high-pitched sounds that make us squirm. not exactly a spa day. >> there are 30 million to 40 million americans that suffer from dental anxiety. and i want to do everything i can to make those clients feel like they're not at the dentist. >> reporter: her name is april patterson. a name whose patients affectionately call her dr. patty. when you come to dr. patty's boutique in florida, you realize this is not your father's dental office. >> i offer facials, massage, full-body treatment. and we also have a brow bar that specializes in the modern techniques of hair removal, threading. >> reporter: christina carter came in today to get her braces off. while she's here, she's also scheduled a facial. >> for a busy professional like myself, it's a one-stop shop where i can get my dental work done. and get a facial and massage and just relax. when you're busy, it's nice to have
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